Berlin street artist El Bocho is making a name for himself - but he takes care to remain anonymous. His work straddles the divide between graphic and pop art, but he’s not just a street artist - his works are also exhibited in well-known galleries.
A number of talented Syrian artists have come to Germany, some on the arduous path of seeking asylum, others on art scholarships. Here, they work through the trauma of war - and draw Germany's attention to their country.
Turkey welcomes private investors in the fields of art and culture, but artists feel oppressed by the government. Beyond censorship and commercial speculation, an alternative art scene offers some hope.
Expressing strong opinions can make enemies and French satirical newspaper "Charlie Hebdo" was no stranger to that. DW looks at other outspoken cultural figures who suffered terror or persecution for unpopular opinions.
More and more members of the cultural scene are taking action against intolerance and hostility toward Muslims. But why did it take so long for German artists to react to the anti-Islamization movement PEGIDA?
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